Blow Artic Wind, Blow

August 11, 2008

Could this really be “the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow?”  Even more intriguing is the fact that, *gasp*, the “Chosen One” had nothing to do with it.  Anthony at Watt’s Up With That? has this…

NOTE: You may recall a story I posted some months ago titled: “NASA: It’s the wind” regarding Arctic wind circulation patterns and the way it drove sea ice further south into melt zones. Commenter Paul Marek brought this story to attention recently, and given the sea ice trend this summer, I thought it was worth bringing to light again. Then and now, “The results suggest not all the large changes seen in Arctic climate in recent years are a result of long-term trends associated with global warming. ” Given our less than predicted catastrophic sea ice loss this year, coupled with this study, it looks like Arctic ice could be on the mend.

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